Wednesday, October 22, 2014

ACT Aspire Collaborative Data Presentation

HTMS and PI will join together on Monday, October 27, 2014, for a collaborative presentation on ACT Aspire Assessment Data at 6:00 p.m. at HTMS. Dr. Phyllis Faust will be discussing aspects of the ACT Aspire Test. Student score reports will be handed out to parents in attendance. If you cannot attend, a copy will be mailed home.

Paine Intermediate parents may also attend our Coffee with the Principal on Thursday, October 23, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. to receive the same information. You will also be able to pick up your child's assessment results at that time.

Come out and enjoy time at your child's school by attending...

Coffee With the Principal

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Paine Intermediate School-Amphitheater

Various curriculum and instruction topics will be discussed. Parents in attendance will receive their child's ACT Aspire standardized test score results.

Hope to see you there!!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Yearbook Deadline is Coming Up


It's time to order your 2014-2015 Paine Elementary Yearbook.  We will be accepting orders from Tuesday, October 14th to Friday, October 24th.  This will be your ONLY opportunity to purchase a yearbook.
Yearbooks are $50.00 each.  Sorry, we cannot offer quantity discounts this year.

Complete a separate form for EACH child and return it to their teacher.  Please pay separately for each order.  Write your phone #, child’s name and their teacher’s name on your check to ensure proper credit

All checks must be made payable to Paine PTO.   

Please Note:  There will be a $30 fee for any returned checks.

Student Name __________________________________________

Teacher ________________________________________________ Grade_______________

# of Yearbooks Ordered ______________  x   $50  =  _______________  Amount Enclosed

Parent Name ________________________   Phone Number _________________

"Silver" for Stars and Stripes

“Silver” for Stars and Stripes!
Show your Husky pride and help purchase an
American flag to fly at the new Hewitt Field!

To help show our patriotism and our Husky pride, we would like to present the TCS Board with a large, U.S.  flag to be flown for all athletic events at the new Hewitt-Trussville High School stadium. 

On Thursday and Friday of this week, we will have a collection box for “silver” (nickels, dimes, or quarters).  Students who wish to participate may simply drop their coin into the box.  With almost 2000 students on our campus, a small amount will quickly add up, and we should be able to purchase a big, beautiful flag to be flown at Hewitt Field in the upcoming school year.   

We want our students to feel involved in the excitement surrounding the opening of the stadium on Friday, and contributing toward a new flag is just a small way we can do that. 

Betsy Schmitt                     Autumm Jeter

      Paine Primary                    Paine Intermediate

Monday, October 20, 2014

Paine Intermediate Math Blog


The math classroom today looks different from what many of us remember.  One of the most important goals is that students learn how to think critically about mathematical concepts.  Research reveals that in addition to math content, critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity are skills we should develop in our students.  This translates to the math classroom through real-world problems, exchange of ideas, numerical flexibility, development of conceptual knowledge and procedural fluency.  This can be confusing for those of us that were not taught math in this manner.   This parent math blog will provide parents with important information regarding our math curriculum, and hopefully answer some questions and lessen any confusion.

We are asking all parents to sign up to receive periodic updates as we post to our math blog. On the top left, use your email address to sign up for the blog.

This is one of many steps we are taking to keep our parents involved and informed on curriculum and instruction at Paine Intermediate School.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

New Stadium

Administrators were given a sneak peek at the new stadium this afternoon.  We are so impressed with this beautiful facility that will be used for many athletic events!  Go huskies!!

Friday, October 17, 2014

Emergency Drills Today

Paine Intermediate Parents:

Paine Intermediate School engaged in the following three emergency preparedness drills today: Severe Weather Drill, Fire Drill and Intruder Drill. We started at approximately 8:10 a.m. and were finished with all three drills by 9:05 a.m. Teachers have reviewed  procedures and steps students should take for the various drills since the beginning of the school year, and again just this week.

The Intruder Drill was a collaborative effort between our School Resource Officers and the administration here at Paine Intermediate. All students and teachers immediately housed themselves for a temporary period of time in their designated safe place.

Our fire and severe weather drills are more routine drills that students participate in on a monthly basis. As expected, all students and staff immediately positioned themselves for a temporary period of time in their designated safe place.

We appreciate the students outstanding behavior and cooperation. All drills today were a success and we commend everyone involved!

Week of October 20th

Week of October 20

Mon, October 20
A Day
A Day

2:00 dismissal

Tues, October 21
B Day

Wed, October 22

Club Day

Drama Rehearsal 

Thurs, October 23
C Day

Coffee with the Principal @ 9:00 a.m. (Topic-ACT Aspire Assessment Results)
Fri, October 24
D Day

Friday Freeze

School Picture Deadline

PTO Yearbook Deadline